Jesus in a nativity cage
December 12th, 2018

A Massachusetts church created a Nativity scene featuring baby Jesus in a metal cage. The display is intended to raise awareness about immigration issues, but it’s also generated backlash from conservative circles. Continue reading

Vegan activist at an event
December 5th, 2018

A U.K. man says he was fired from his job due to his vegan beliefs. Now he’s alleging religious discrimination, launching a debate on whether veganism constitutes a religion. Continue reading

People leaving religion behind
November 21st, 2018

Watch out, organized religion! A new faith demographic is taking America by storm. But it’s not their holiness that’s attracting so much attention – it’s their unholiness. A recent Pew Research poll found that 36 percent of younger adults now identify as either atheist, agnostic, or “nothing in particular.” Continue reading

Portrait of Albert Einstein
October 4th, 2018

Faced with their own mortality, most humans nestle up to the notion of a higher being. But Albert Einstein was no normal man. Just a year before his death, the famous physicist penned a letter rejecting the very notion of God and religion. According to reports, this “God letter” – as it’s come to be known – will soon be auctioned off to the highest bidder. The final price is expected to top $1 million. Continue reading

Mobile Mosque in Japan
August 20th, 2018

Responding to concerns about a shortage of prayer facilities for Muslims during the Olympics, Japan has created the world’s first mosque on wheels. Will this technology soon spread worldwide? Continue reading

Washington National Cathedral in D.C.
September 11th, 2017

In the wake of a national discussion about controversial monuments and statues, Washington National Cathedral in the nation’s capital has decided to remove two stained-glass windows depicting Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson. Church leaders agreed that … Continue reading

A megachurch service
July 31st, 2017

Pop icon Justin Bieber disappointed many fans when he canceled the remainder of his world tour recently. His reasons for doing so remain unclear, but rumors are swirling that Bieber has had a “spiritual awakening” of sorts and that he’s … Continue reading

Psychedelic mushrooms
July 31st, 2017

Researchers at John Hopkins University and New York University have convinced a group of religious leaders to try “magic” mushrooms in the name of science. The researchers will give two dozen priests, rabbis and pastors controlled doses of psilocybin, the … Continue reading

International Church of Cannabis sign
April 20th, 2017

The International Church of Cannabis preaches the benefits of cannabis use, but some critics aren’t buying it. They refuse to recognize cannabis worship as a real religion, and insist the church is no more than a scheme to justify getting high all the time. What do you think? Continue reading

Filipino Catholics during the an annual religious procession
March 27th, 2017

Atheist groups in the Philippines are stealing tactics used by Christian missionaries in the hopes of boosting an atheist movement that has struggled to gain a foothold in the majority-Catholic country. Will it work to fight fire with fire? Continue reading